Science Museum

 
The Science Museum was founded in 1857 with objects shown at the Great Exhibition held in the Crystal Palace. Today the Museum is world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries and inspirational exhibitions.

The collection includes Stephenson's Rocket, Puffing Billy, the first jet engine, and a working example of Charles Babbage's Difference engine.

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James Watt, Scottish engineer, 1801.
James Watt, Scottish engineer, 1801.
Timothy Hackworth, English engineer and railway pioneer, c 1830.
Timothy Hackworth, English engineer and railway pioneer, c 1830.
John Harrison, English inventor and horologist, 1767.
John Harrison, English inventor and horologist, 1767.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, English engineer, c 1850s.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, English engineer, c 1850s.
Opening of the Canterbury & Whitstable Railway, Kent, 3 May 1830.
Opening of the Canterbury & Whitstable Railway, Kent, 3 May 1830.
William Murdock, Scottish engineer and inventor of coal-gas lighting, c 1800.
William Murdock, Scottish engineer and inventor of coal-gas lighting, c 1800.
Charles Blacker Vignoles, English surveyor and civil engineer, c 1820.
Charles Blacker Vignoles, English surveyor and civil engineer, c 1820.
Bennet Woodcroft, English clerk to the commisioners of patents, c 1840s.
Bennet Woodcroft, English clerk to the commisioners of patents, c 1840s.
'Siege of Ladysmith - a Bird's-Eye View', 1900.
'Siege of Ladysmith - a Bird's-Eye View', 1900.
Plan of the analytical engine, 1840.
Plan of the analytical engine, 1840.
Drawing of the side view of Difference Engine No 2, 19th century.
Drawing of the side view of Difference Engine No 2, 19th century.
Sir Isaac Newton, English mathematician and physicist, c 1689.
Sir Isaac Newton, English mathematician and physicist, c 1689.
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